Belinda Coker started as a real Mompreneur, a business at her dining-room table that evolved into a $15MIL turnaround in less than 4 years, with product carried by the likes of SJP, Justin Timberlake, Malika Obama, Jessica Alba - and the list goes on.
In 2004, she launched Envirosax, what was to become the most renown reusable bag globally. The brand became successful worldwide in 60 countries. Fast forward 10 years since launching and in typical entrepreneur style she got to hate the "admin and operations" part of the company. So, she exited. Belinda licensed out the brand in all major territories and started to do what Belinda really enjoy - Getting down and dirty on a Chinese factory floor.
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Belinda Coker still design and oversee manufacture for Envirosax, but she also do now what she loves - helping others negotiate the vast vortex of manufacturing in China. It really pains me to see young companies, with energetic positive people behind some great ideas, get really unstuck with dealing with unscrupulous suppliers - some of them losing everything before they get started.
Belinda Coker have a growing team based in Shanghai now. My Executive Production Manager has been with me since Envirosax's start-up and she can sit for hours and tell those wanting to produce overseas the pros, the cons and the shenanigans. Having manufactured in China for nearly 13 years, her team have developed some great relationships. And in China (and the rest of Asia), it is all about relationships. This is where a majority of people become unstuck in the first instance.
Jim Beach’s first book, School for Startups, was published by McGraw-Hill in June 2011. Jim has started businesses and has taught entrepreneurship around the world. At the age of 25, Jim founded American Computer Experience and grew the company with no capital infusion to $12 million in annual revenue and to over 700 employees, operating in 39 states and in three countries.
Jim taught entrepreneurship at Georgia State University for nine years and ranked number one in the business school for 12 straight semesters. In 2010, he founded School for Startups, which has taught over 7000 people to be low risk entrepreneurs. He has been featured in a UPS commercial, CNN called him the Simon Cowell of small business, and corporations like Wells Fargo, Toshiba, UPS, and SunTrust have hired him as a speaker and consultant.
Dan Janal is one of the Founding Fathers of Internet Marketing and Publicity. He wrote one of the first books on Internet Marketing back in 1994. He taught the first Internet Marketing class at Berkeley and also taught Internet Branding at Stanford.
He now focuses on helping clients build their brands so they can sell more products and services.
USA Today called Dan Janal “a true cyberspace pioneer.”
Through his coaching and consulting services, his clients have been featured in nearly every major newspaper and magazine including the New York Times, Forbes, Fox Business and The Wall Street Journal.
He is the author of eight books, including “Reporters Are Looking for You.”
Dan lives on one of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes with his wife and two cats.
For info on his services, please go to www.PRLEADSPlus.com
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Kim is a multi-award winning author and a member of The Author's Guild and the Society of Book Writers and Illustrators. She has written 17 children's books, including her latest, Babies of Two. She is the owner of Rocking Chair Press TM, created to produce unique children's books filled with heart and humor for generations to share. Kim is an innovator who founded an independent publishing company long before it was a popular trend. There, she wrote and published 25 titles, many of which are are still in print over twenty years later.
As as a former board member of the American Diabetes Foundation and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, she has long taken part in fundraising in addition to walking in JDRF's annual "Walk to Cure Diabetes" every year since 1992.
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Seth is a Nationally Recognized Direct Response Marketing Expert.
He is the only person in history that Dan Kennedy has nominated for marketer of the year three years in a row.
Seth Greene is the author of six best-selling books, including Podcast Marketing Magic.
Seth has been featured on CBS money watch, cbs news, the LA Times, the Boston Globe, the Miami Herald, and the #1 morning radio show in New York City.
Seth has worked with some of the biggest names in the business like Jack Canfield, Ron Legrand, Ted Thomas, and dr. Dustin Burleson, to name just a few.
Seth has spoken on stage with Dan Kennedy, Jeff Mask (Infusionsoft), Dave Dee, Darcy Juarez, Sam Bell, Dustin Matthews, Dave VanHoose, and many other marketing luminaries.
Seth has been written about in three best-selling business books, the top industry trade journal, and in Dan Kennedy's NO BS Newsletter.
Mike Koenig's put him in his launch videos as one of his all-stars.
He represents everyone from local bricks and mortar businesses to 4 Fortune 500 companies.
Seth is the founder of one of the fastest growing direct response marketing firms in the country, Market Domination LLC, and he's here to show us how to attract new customers like magic, so I'm excited to welcome Seth Greene!
Are you a go-getter or go-taker? Maybe you are a go-giver?
Find out what is a go-giver?
Bob has written several sensational books.
He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Furry Friends Adoption and Clinic
He believes in talking to and winning anyone over without coercion, being phony or fake
His book Go Giver (co-authored with John David Mann) is internationally renowned
It is a deeply seeded book about a young man giving value to others
Not only is the concept rewarding and beneficial for others it is financially profitable
Understanding the difference between price and value
Understanding the type of experience you are able to offer
Want to know what 5 laws the Go Giver Plan is based on?
Website: http: http://www.burg.com
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